Asian/Arts and Crafts inspired table

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Project by Mark Mazzo posted 10-25-2007 04:02 PM 3152 views 19 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently designed and completed this hall/sofa table. There are more details on the design and construction at my blog. Here’s the short version:

The table is made from 8/4 and 4/4 Walnut. I attempted to create an Arts and Crafts style piece with some Asian influence and simple lines. It is constructed with loose tenon joints and visible contrasting dowels. It is finished with a thinned oil/varnish blend that was wiped on.

Table End View

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at

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#1 posted 10-25-2007 05:22 PM

very nice

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#2 posted 10-25-2007 05:34 PM

I like the design very much.

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#3 posted 10-25-2007 05:40 PM

beautiful beautiful beautiful

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#4 posted 10-25-2007 08:19 PM

Thanks, all!

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at

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#5 posted 10-25-2007 08:25 PM

That’s a really nice piece, Mark.

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#6 posted 10-25-2007 10:36 PM

Very nice design and craftsmanship, Mark. That is a beautiful table!!!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#7 posted 10-25-2007 11:39 PM

Very nice table. Clean and functional and minimal, I love it.

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#8 posted 10-26-2007 01:20 AM

Beautiful table-nice work!

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#9 posted 10-26-2007 06:18 AM

I like the lines of your design and the details add to the clean look of it. Good job!

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#10 posted 10-26-2007 09:25 AM

I really like this table. Clean design elements, great contrast of woods – beautiful piece of furniture.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#11 posted 10-26-2007 01:31 PM

Stunning! I love the design,grain selection and craftsmanship! well done! an heirloom.

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#12 posted 10-26-2007 04:20 PM

Thanks, everyone for the kind words.

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at

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#13 posted 10-27-2007 02:16 PM

Very well done! Nice lines.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#14 posted 10-28-2007 05:49 PM

very nice – I like how the top seems to float (front view) and the gentle curves….

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#15 posted 11-13-2007 04:51 AM

OH YES… it

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